Monthly Archives: March 2014

Happy World Book Day

To celebrate World Book Day, Dawn Reeves blogs about one of her favourite novels which surprisingly has local government at the heart of its plot. The story looks at communities, public/private schemes, flood plains and budget cuts – and was

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Posted in communities, literature, local government, public sector, storytelling

Our radio debut!

This week we hear from Sarah at Participation Cymru and her experience of being on the radio for the first time. The team were asked to take part is Diverse Cardiff, a radio show which gos out on the community

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Posted in communicating, media, radio

Bring in the meningitis b vaccine

Nic Davis Uley tells us this week that meningitis kills more under 5s that any other infectious disease, and which on average kills 2 children a week, yet there is a vaccine available. Nic has joined a campaign by Meningitis Now to lobby

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Posted in charitable trusts, good causes, health, health services

One and a half lemons and a pepper

I’m delighted to see that Janet Davis is painting again, and that she shares the various stages of her work with us through her blogs. This latest painting has some amazing colours in it, so vibrant and bright, a very cheerful

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Posted in culture, food, painting drawing, visual arts, working practices

Feeling blue

Diane Sims has taken up the [entirely optional] theme this week of colour and shares with us an image of some Salad Blue potatoes which she used in a recipe for potato salad. Although the potatoes might look a little unusual the

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Bring me sunshine….

As I type this the sun is shining and I think Carol Woolley had a helping hand in that this week. Her blog post shows the results of her latest craft project – a lovely sunny bag. Lets hope the

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Posted in fashion

Two Ladies and a Vintage Car

Another classic photo from Richard Overy for week 9. This lost image was found by Richard at a car boot sale and is now preserved digitally for us all to enjoy. The two women in this photo show the fashion of the

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Posted in cultural heritage, culture, fashion, friendship, photography, travel
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